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New rail crossing will close section of Route 114 Sunday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Those planning to take Route 114 (Pepper’s Ferry Road) to Christiansburg Sunday may have to take a detour in the area of New…

Blue Ridge Parkway services reopen

Blue Ridge Parkway facilities, campgrounds and other public services are once again open and available to visitors. The serves were closed Oct. 1 as a result of the government shutdown…

Native musician returns to perform at theatre

Native musician returns to perform at theatre

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   James Harrell, who grew up in Snowville, but moved away a number of years ago, will return to his native county Saturday, Nov. 16, to…

Sarah Bradbury named managing editor for the Southwest Times

In her new role as managing editor, Mrs. Bradbury will oversee the editorial department of the Southwest Times. Her office focuses on reporting community news, court news, community events and…

Kennedy assassination expert to visit RU in October

RADFORD – The assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963 changed the face of American history and has spawned countless criminal and academic investigations, cultural shifts and…

Virginia Tech gets its first solar-powered bus shelter

BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech campus now has its first solar-powered bus shelter. That shelter, located on Drillfield Drive in front of Torgersen Hall, is the first shelter of its…

Christmas Store to hold spaghetti dinner

The Pulaski County Christmas Store is holding a “Dinner with the Traditions” fundraiser at the Dublin United Methodist Church Saturday, Nov. 9. The event includes a dinner with salad, spaghetti,…

Pulaski students attend SkillsUSA’s Washington Leadership Training Institute on Capitol Hill

Pulaski students attend SkillsUSA’s Washington Leadership Training Institute on Capitol Hill

Breana Arnold, Virginia SkillsUSA State vice president, and Stephen Earhart, Virginia SkillsUSA State Region IV vice president, and their advisor, Mrs. Julie Anderson, Cosmetology teacher and Pulaski SkillsUSA advisor, met…

Deal reached to avoid default and open government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure…

Pulaski Police Department: Most Wanted

The following is a list of the Pulaski Police Department’s “Most Wanted” suspects. The Southwest Times will publish a list about every quarter. Photographs are not available for all subjects.…